Median folio; A4 recto: 39 lines, 237 x 123 mm; types: 121GK, 110R (signatures), 96R; initial spaces without guide letters.
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.402.38 FOLIO: A1 repaired and tipped onto a stub. ETET6 (blank) wanting. Early/contemporary Greek letters in manuscript in upper margins to denote books (mostly trimmed away in v.1). Leaf dimensions: 316 x 217 mm.
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.402.38 FOLIO: BPL bookplates of the Josiah Benton Fund. Ownership inscription of Henry Drury, with provenance note dated 1817 on front flyleaf of vol. 1. From the Harleian Library; possibly lot no. 909 in vol. 3 of the catalog. Purchased from Maggs in April, 1938.
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.402.38 FOLIO bound into two volumes by Charles Lewis. Red goatskin paneled and tooled in gilt with the gilt arms of the Duke of Newcastle on all covers. Spines paneled and tooled in gilt. All text block edges gilt.